These peaks are all imposing and beautiful. The “Matterhorn of Nepal” or Mount Everest – these ten natural giants will immediately rave about even those who are grumpy in the mountains
France: Aiguille du Dru, Montblanc
It is shrouded in legend and steeped in history when it comes to alpinism: the elegant double summit Aiguille du Dru in the Montblanc Mountains. Due to its fascinating rock formations and the spectacular view, it is a great attraction for mountaineers from all countries – but they should be well equipped from a hiking backpack to suitable crampons and an ice ax. The peaks “Grand Dru” and Petit Dru “measure 3754 and 3733 meters, respectively
The Matterhorn is one of the great landmarks of Switzerland and it is no coincidence that it is one of the most photographed peaks in the world.
The beautiful stone rises majestically into the sky. On July 14, 1865, the Briton Edward Whymper first reached the 4478 high summit of the Matterhorn. In 2015, Zermatt celebrates the 150th anniversary of the first ascent with numerous events and celebrations on the mountain of mountains
USA: Lone Eagle Peak
Lone Eagle Peak in Colorado is quickly burned into your memory. The 3633 Merter tall and proud giant stands majestically in the American wilderness. It is especially nice to look at in winter when the snow covers the rock of the summit like powdered sugar.
Pakistan: Uli Biaho Tower
The Pakistani Uli Biaho Tower on the west side of the Trango Glacier is a good 6,100 meters high. On July 3, 1979, four Americans achieved the unbelievable and climbed its summit. Bill Forrest, Ron Kauk, John Roskelley and Kim Schmitz are the names of the lucky first climbers
Canada: Bugaboo Spire
Embedded in an impressive glacier landscape, the “Bugaboos” with their steep rock needles soar into the sky. The most beautiful peak in the Canadian mountains, the Bugaboo Spire, makes many an adventurous heart beat faster. The view of the 3,204-meter-high “shark’s teeth” is also a unique experience from below.
Italy: Monte Piano
Spectacular views await every hiker who takes on the 2324 meter high Monte Piano in the Sexten Dolomites. It’s hard to believe that the beautiful panoramic mountain rests on a terrible past: Even today, the large plateau on the magnificent
mountain is criss-crossed by trenches. Old positions and craters from artillery shells turn the mountain landscape into an open-air museum about the First World War